East Oahu News – Friday Update 10/13/2017

10/12/2017 – A water main break in the early hours of 10/12 affected Mariner’s Ridge residents.  The road was partially blocked while Board of Water Supply employees fixed the leak, and a water wagon was provided for affected homes. [KHON]

10/9/2017 – Instacart begins offering grocery delivery service for the East Oahu area this week.  Deliveries start at $5.99 each, and the first one is free.  There are also three express options that promise expedited deliveries from any of the available stores for an annual fee. For 3 deliveries a month the express option cost is $79/year.  For 4 deliveries a month, $99/year.  For unlimited deliveries, the cost is $149/year.  There is a minimum delivery of $35 but multiple stores can be selected.  Instacart will deliver goods from Safeway, Costco, CVS, Petco and Times.  Pricing practices vary among outlets, but CVS indicates it charges the in-store price, and Costco does not indicate a markup but that prices may vary from the local store. [Instacart]

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